The length of time they are left on the vine depends on the weather. The ripe
fruits can stay in the garden until the first frost if the weather is dry and
Sugar pumpkins can remain on the vine until just before the first hard frost.
Severe cold will damage pumpkin flesh, turning it to mush -- wiping out your
The first few flowers on pumpkin vines will be male blooms. ... Pumpkin vines are
often prickly, so wear gloves and long sleeves when ..... There are varieties of
winter squash that stay more compact and fruit next to the base of the plant.
Oct 12, 2012 ... My personal favorite was pumpkin pie and if you haven't tried Barbara's recipe
you're missing a winner! ... Do it properly and you can expect fruits to stay in top
form for at least three months and as long as ... This somewhat long-winded
process has a valuable purpose behind it. ... Squash Vine Borer Guide...
Apr 22, 2012 ... If I store them in a dry, dool place, how long will they survive? I read that ... I grew
some pie pumpkins and most of them lasted into Jan. But I still ...
If you leave it on the vine, you fear it will surely rot, or the bugs will get toit. Don't
worry or fret. Properly stored, pumpkins are "long keepers". Here are some ...
Sep 18, 2011 ... You should leave pumpkins on the vine as long as you can. They'll only ... Once
the pumpkin on the vine reaches an appropriate color, it can be harvested. .... I
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Fall is the season for pumpkins, winter squash and gourds and Maurice ...
storage of the pumpkin fruit before selling to the customers in late October. ... It is
important to note that pumpkin fruits can tolerate light frost that kill the vines only
but more ... The decorative gourd can stay in its natural state for 3-4 months and
If you want to grow a pie pumpkin Baby Pam's are a good choice. ... The vines get
quite long (usually 20 - 30 feet) and need room to grow. ... If you have a long bed
on the backside of your house or a garage, this can be the perfect .... If the
population is low they will tend to stay on the sunflowers and you won't see a lot
Aug 16, 2007 ... To make sure your pumpkins last as long as possible, they must be harvested,
cured, and stored properly. ... removed from the vine are still alive, so proper
curing and storage will slow .... I am harvesting pie pumpkins today.